Construction on the Phase 2 of 95 Express began in November 2011, will last approximately three years, and will cost an estimated $106 million. 95 Express Phase 2 will extend the existing express lanes north from the Golden Glades Interchange, in Miami-Dade County, to Broward Boulevard, in Broward County, by converting the existing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes into two express lanes in each direction. Other work includes: installing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) components; modifying the Ives Dairy Road interchange; bridge widening at specific locations; and installing new noise walls at locations between Hollywood Boulevard and Taft Street.
PROJECT UPDATE, November 2013
Please note that construction activity wil be suspended from Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 1, for Thanksgiving.
Road widening along the outside lanes of I-95 is underway throughout the project area. Up to three travel lanes are closed in the work zone, between 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, and from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday. Entrance and exit ramps are closed as needed.
Installation of tolling and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) equipment is on-going throughout the project limits. Most work is being done behind barrier wall, away from traffic, during daytime hours and will continue for the next several months. When necessary, travel lanes are closed at night, between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday and from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday. Travel lanes on entrance and exit ramps and local streets are closed as necessary.
Bridge widening is ongoing along I-95 at Hollywood Boulevard, Stirling Road, Hallandale Beach Boulevard and Pembroke Road in Broward County and over the Snake Creek Canal in Miami-Dade County. Nighttime lane closures on I-95 and local streets takes place as needed Sunday night through Thursday night, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Entrance and exit ramps are closed as necessary, during nighttime hours.
Full-weekend road closures at I-95 and Pembroke Road began on Oct. 25 for bridge work. Pembroke Road is closed approaching I-95 between 11 p.m., Friday and 5 a.m., Monday. Weekend closures will continue through December, excluding holiday weekends.
Installation of overhead sign structures began this month in Miami-Dade County. This work requires closing I-95 and detouring traffic between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Please check traffic conditions to see when these closures are scheduled.
For details about current traffic conditions please go to: www.fl511.com